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[audio]Sessionen27dec
Sessionen 27 december med Andres och Tobias @ Radio Campus
Keywords: Radio Campus; Sessionen; national defense authorization act
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[audio]Obama National Defense University May 23, 2013
The President’s May 23 Speech on CounterterrorismIn a broad and comprehensive address at National Defense University, President Obama laid out the framework for U.S. counter-terrorism strategy as we wind down the war in Afghanistan. The President provided the American people with an update on how the threat of terrorism has changed substantially since September 11, 2001, as Al Qaeda’s core in Afghanistan and Pakistan has been decimated, and new threats have emerged from al Qaeda affiliates, ...
Keywords: President Obama; Counterterrorism; National Defense University
Downloads: 28
[texts]The Chicago Commission on National Defense : purposes and program of Chicago's agency for national and local defense activity and civic cooperation - Chicago Commission on National Defense

Keywords: Chicago Commission on National Defense; Civil defense
Downloads: 142
[texts]Directory - United States. Council of national defense. [from old catalog]

Keywords: United States. Council of national defense
Downloads: 239
[texts]A statement of the work of the state and territorial councils of defense and the state and territorial divisions of the Woman's committee of the Council of national defense throughout the war - United States. Council of National Defense

Keywords: United States. Council of National Defense; World War, 1914-1918
Downloads: 136
[texts]Annual report of the United States Council of National Defense - United States. Council of National Defense
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Keywords: United States. Council of National Defense; World War, 1914-1918
Downloads: 132
[audio]Grigsby. M. 293 12.10.2012
: In her December 10, 2012 interview with Robert Ryals, Martha Grigsby detailed her thoughts and memories of her time at Winthrop University. Grigsby shares the story of how she was able to attend Winthrop and the members of her community who assisted her in this process. Included are details of working in the dining hall on a scholarship, how relationships were formed amongst students, and how the students navigated Winthrop’s strict rules...
Keywords: Dining Room Scholarship; National Defense Student Loans; 1960s
Downloads: 2
[texts]A report from the director of the Council of national defense and of its Advisory commission to the chairman of the council. May 28, 1917 .. - United States. Council of national defense. [from old catalog]

Keywords: United States. Council of national defense. [from old catalog]; United States. Council of national defense. Advisory commission. [from old catalog]; World War, 1914-1918
Downloads: 124
[audio]Truthquake Radio WMUA 12-14-11 show 16
Truthquake Radio returns to 91.1 WMUA Amherst! I discuss the implications of s. 1867, The National Defense Authorization Act, and try to separate the good information from the disinformation on this bill. Truthquake Radio 91.1 WMUA Amherst, MA Wednesdays at 4:30pm show 16 12-14-11. Listen live online at www.wmua.org. Join the Truthquake Radio page on Facebook, email- truthquake@gmail.com
Keywords: s. 1867; National Defense Authorization Act; Truthquake; Radio; WMUA; 91.1
Downloads: 27
[texts]ERIC ED294027: Military Draft. Potential Impacts and Other Issues. Report to the Ranking Minority Member, Subcommittee on Defense, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate. - ERIC
A study estimated the impacts of returning to a draft on the federal budget, the effectiveness of the active-duty force, and the civilian economy. It investigated how industrialized countries raise and manage their armed forces. Experts offered arguments on the purported advantages and disadvantages of a force comprised of volunteers only, as opposed to a mixed force of draftees and volunteers. In contrast to earlier studies that estimated higher costs for a draft, this study found that a draft ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Education; Armed Forces; Enlisted Personnel; Military Service; National Defense; Volunteers
Downloads: 2
[movies]Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death: Memories of America, Reader's Theater/Discussion - Terry Doran
A Theater for Ideas special report on the bill that strips away all pretense that we are a free people, featuring readings from the works that up till now protected our freedoms: the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence,the Gettysburg Address, the 6th amendment to the Bill of Rights that guarantees every American a jury trial. Six heroes of American independence do the readings and participate in a lively discussion...
Keywords: Theater for Ideas; Terry Doran; Bill 1031; National Defense Authorization Act
Downloads: 130
[texts]ERIC ED217469: ERIC First Analysis: National Defense Commitments; 1982-83 National High School Debate Resolutions. - ERIC
The purpose of this booklet is to provide a brief overview of some of the issues involved in the 1982-83 high school debate resolutions, which focus on the defense commitments of the United States. The first of the booklet's four chapters provides a review of information sources for use in researching the topic of defense commitments. The remaining three chapters discuss the debate topics: (1) that the United States should significantly alter its nuclear weapons policy, (2) that the United State...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Debate; Disarmament; International Organizations; International Relations; National Defense; Nuclear Warfare; Secondary Education; Speech Communication
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED218209: Multilateral Disarmament: Conspiracy for Common Sense. Occasional Paper 31. - ERIC
This paper outlines the danger of continuing the conventional and nuclear arms races and offers alternatives to ensure both peace and security. There are five major sections to the paper. In the first section, "Mulitlateral Approach," global multilateral accomplishments, regional multilateral activities, and bilateral negotiations are discussed. Section two deals with the "Second Special Session on Disarmament" (SSOD II)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disarmament; Global Approach; National Defense; Nuclear Warfare; Peace; World Problems
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED223478: United States Security and Salt Two. Report of a Wingspread Conference (Racine, Wisconsin, February 9, 1979). - ERIC
Eugene Rostow (Yale University) and David Tarr (University of Wisconsin) present their views concerning the wisdom and validity of U.S. security policies, including SALT, and the adequacy of the country's political/military planning. Rostow, representing the views of the Committee on the Present Danger, believes that America is losing the capability of mounting a lethal second strike because it has permitted the nuclear balance to tilt against us...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disarmament; Foreign Policy; International Relations; National Defense; Peace; War; World Affairs
Downloads: 2
[texts]Subsurface warfare : the history of Division 6, NDRC - Herrick, John Origen, b. 1898
"Issued for the Office of Scientific Research and Development by the Research and Development Board."
Keywords: United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee; Submarine warfare
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[texts]ERIC ED310980: Bicentennial of the United States Constitution: A Resource Guide. Supplement II: 1989. The Establishment of the Federal Government and National Defense. - ERIC
The Department of the Army has been chosen to be the executive agent for the Department of Defense (DOD) programs celebrating the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution. The DOD commemorative focus is fourfold: (1) to demonstrate the role and relationships of the military in national government; (2) to provide educational and historical lessons for soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, their families, and civilian employees; (3) to instill a sense of the commitment, values, leadership, and...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Armed Forces; Constitutional History; Military Service; National Defense; Presidents of the United States; Social Studies; United States History
Downloads: 1
[audio]Grigsby. M. 293 12.10.2012
In her December 10, 2012 interview with Robert Ryals, Martha Grigsby detailed her thoughts and memories of her time at Winthrop University. Grigsby shares the story of how she was able to attend Winthrop and the members of her community who assisted her in this process. Included are details of working in the dining hall on a scholarship, how relationships were formed amongst students, and how the students navigated Winthrop’s strict rules...
Keywords: Dining Room Scholarship; National Defense Student Loans; 1960s; Joynes Hall; Class of 1963; Rules and Regulations
[texts]ERIC ED343005: The Army's Training Revolution, 1973-1990: An Overview. TRADOC Historical Study Series. - ERIC
The U.S. Army's readiness to carry out its wartime missions is measured in terms of personnel, materiel, and training. Military training is critical because combat readiness has remained the ultimate goal. Between 1973 and 1990, a training revolution occurred in response to a new political doctrine, increasingly sophisticated weapon systems, advancing technology, and changes in the makeup of the training base...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Armed Forces; Educational Change; Military Science; Military Training; Modernization; National Defense; Officer Personnel; Skill Development
Downloads: 9
[texts]ERIC ED247087: Projected Response of the Science, Engineering, and Technical Labor Market to Defense and Nondefense Needs: 1982-87. Special Report. - ERIC
This report presents findings of a special analysis designed to project science, engineering, and technician (SET) personnel requirements of both defense and nondefense sectors during the 5-year period ending in 1987 and to assess the projected supply of such personnel available to meet those requirements. Following an introduction, the report is organized into two main sections. The first section provides an overview of the Interindustry Forecasting System (IFS) that was used to generate employ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Employment Projections; Engineering; Engineers; Labor Market; Labor Needs; Labor Supply; National Defense; Paraprofessional Personnel; Sciences; Scientists
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED244815: Federal R&D Funding by Budget Function. Fiscal Years 1983-85. - ERIC
This report provides a distribution of research and development (R&D) programs by the functions of the federal budget. It includes only federal conduct of R&D programs, with R&D plant and all non-R&D activities excluded. The sections of the report are presented in descending order of R&D budget authority for the various functions in the fiscal year 1985 budget. Each section provides a summary table with text, followed by more detailed tables showing the chief R&D program areas within the functio...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agriculture; Budgets; Energy; Federal Aid; Federal Programs; Health; National Defense; Natural Resources; Research and Development; Sciences; Technology; Transportation
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED228150: Strategy for Peace. Annual U.S. Foreign Policy Conference (22nd, October 16-18, 1981). - ERIC
Five discussion topics concerning peace were dealt with by conference participants, who included university faculty and officials from national and international agencies and organizations. The first topic, North-South relations and international security, considers U.S. security and the Third World, U.S. economic interests in the developing world, U.S. policies and North-South relations, and the role of the private sector in international relations...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developed Nations; Developing Nations; Disarmament; Economics; Energy; Foreign Policy; International Relations; National Defense; Peace; Space Exploration
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED241675: Responding to Defense Industrial Base Training Needs. Research and Development Series No. 248. - ERIC
This study is intended to assist state vocational education agencies that have made or will make the decision to increase their responsiveness to the skill training needs of their state's defense industrial base. Background is provided on the defense industrial base, the extent of the projected expenditures for defense and for the procurement portion of the defense budget, and the expected employment effects of these expenditures...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Educational Needs; Educational Planning; Employment Projections; Industry; Labor Needs; National Defense; State Departments of Education; Vocational Education
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED222405: United States Security and the Soviet Challenge. Report of a Wingspread Briefing (Racine, Wisconsin, June 29, 1978). - ERIC
Six presentations, an introduction, and a summary discussion are included in this publication, which focuses on the various complex factors involved in the negotiation of arms control agreements with the Soviet Union. Titles of the six presentations are: (1) Critical Issues in the United States-Soviet Relationship; (2) Basic Elements of Strategic Theory: Military Relations in a Nuclear World; (3) United States Defense Capability; (4) A Closer Look at Soviet Capabilities; (5) Strengthening United...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Civil Defense; Conflict; Cooperation; Diplomatic History; Disarmament; Foreign Policy; International Relations; National Defense; Nuclear Warfare; Treaties
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED256693: Security and Arms Control: The Search for a More Stable Peace. Revised. - ERIC
Efforts of the United States since the end of World War II to advance the arms control process are discussed. There are five major sections. The first section recounts past arms control efforts--those that have worked and those that have not--and discusses the principles underlying U.S. arms control initiatives. The second section describes the factors that have shaped U.S. security policy, examining security in Asia, the Near East and Southwest Asia, the Western Hemisphere, Africa, and Europe...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disarmament; Futures (of Society); International Relations; National Defense; National Security; Nuclear Warfare; Peace; United States History; World Problems
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[texts]ERIC ED256694: A Short Guide to U.S. Arms Control Policy. - ERIC
Steps the United States is taking to lessen the danger of war while building international confidence and security are described. The commitment of the United States to arms control is based on the conviction that the United States and the Soviet Union have a common interest in the avoidance of nuclear war and the survival of the human race. A responsible national security policy must include both strong deterrence and active pursuit of arms control...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disarmament; Foreign Policy; International Relations; National Defense; National Security; Nuclear Warfare; Nuclear Weapons; Peace; United States History; Weapons
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED292699: The Superpowers: Nuclear Weapons and National Security. National Issues Forums. - ERIC
Designed to stimulate thinking about United States-Soviet relationships in terms of nuclear weapons and national security, this document presents ideas and issues that represent differing viewpoints and positions. Chapter 1, "Rethinking the U.S.-Soviet Relationship," considers attempts to achieve true national security, and chapter 2, "Peace through Strength: Regaining the Upper Hand," suggests that the chief threat to the United States is Soviet aggression and that the only method to ensure pea...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disarmament; International Relations; National Defense; National Security; Nuclear Warfare; Nuclear Weapons; Social Studies; World Problems
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[texts]ERIC ED247145: Federal R&D Funding: The 1975-85 Decade. - ERIC
This report on federal research and development (R&D) funding has been prepared to meet the need for timely updated data following release of President Reagan's 1985 budget request. These data are presented in tabular and graphic format for three areas: (1) national R&D effort (national R&D expenditures and R&D as a percent of the gross national product--GNP); (2) federal R&D funds (total R&D obligations, R&D obligations by agency, R&D obligations by character of work, basic research by agency, ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Colleges; Expenditures; Federal Aid; Federal Programs; Higher Education; Industry; National Defense; Research and Development; Universities
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED233910: Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear War. Papers Based on a Symposium of the Forum on Physics and Society of the American Physical Society, (Washington, D.C., April 1982). - ERIC
Three papers on nuclear weapons and nuclear war, based on talks given by distinguished physicists during an American Physical Society-sponsored symposium, are provided in this booklet. They include "Caught Between Asymptotes" (Philip Morrison), "We are not Inferior to the Soviets" (Hans A. Bethe), and "MAD vs. NUTS" (Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky). Areas addressed in the first paper (whose title is based on a metaphor offered by John von Neumann) include the threat of nuclear war, World War III versus...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Armed Forces; Disarmament; International Relations; National Defense; Nuclear Technology; Nuclear Warfare; Nuclear Weapons; Treaties; World Problems
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED340359: High-Definition Television: Applications for This New Technology. Fact Sheet for the Chairman, Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives. - ERIC
Prepared in response to a request for information from the chairman of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance, Committee on Energy and Commerce, this report provides information on 14 high-definition television (HDTV) applications spanning national defense, medical research, space exploration, and electronic publishing. The opinions of industry officials concerning the effects that establishing HDTV production standards would have on such applications are rep...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Broadcast Television; Display Systems; Electronic Publishing; Medical Research; National Defense; Postsecondary Education; Scientific and Technical Information; Technological Advancement
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED281811: Peace, The Old Order Amish, and Society. - ERIC
Old Order Amish in modern society have retained definite customs and traditions. At the heart of their thinking is the belief that resolving conflicts peacefully within their own cultural group is a necessity. In times of conscription of young men, alternative service in governmental-approved civilian work is performed instead of military service. Types of work approved for the Amish emphasize the national health and safety of humankind in society...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Differences; Cultural Traits; Culture Conflict; Minority Groups; National Defense; Peace; Religion; Religious Cultural Groups; Social Values; Subcultures
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED322068: Swords into Plowshares: Converting to a Peace Economy. Worldwatch Paper 96. - ERIC
Recent world developments have created an opportune time for nations to vigorously pursue a policy of converting the huge portion of their economies that traditionally have been devoted to military expenditures to more socially productive uses. This paper outlines a strategy for such a conversion, and discusses the issues that must be confronted in such a process. Specific aspects of conversion include: (1) misconceptions about lessening military spending; (2) building a conversion coalition; (3...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disarmament; Economics; Foreign Countries; Futures (of Society); Global Approach; International Relations; National Defense; Peace; Social Change; World Problems
Downloads: 11
[texts]ERIC ED302473: Congress and Foreign and Defense Policy: An Overview and Research Agenda. - ERIC
This report summarizes the role of the U.S. Congress in relation to: (1) foreign policy; (2) defense policy; and (3) the War Powers Act of 1973. An overview of the growth of Congress' involvement and the relationship between the executive and legislative branches of government in policy development in these areas since the 1950s is highlighted. The report concludes that, while constitutional and theoretical debate continues about the meaning of the War Powers Act, the act probably was an ineffec...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Federal Government; Federal Legislation; Foreign Policy; National Defense; Policy Formation; Research Needs; Social Science Research
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED226156: Defense Economic Impact Modeling System (DEIMS). Skill Categories Included within Defense Impact Modeling System Skilled Labor Demand Model. - ERIC
Updated Defense Economic Impact Modeling System (DEIMS) manpower data are provided. Skilled-labor demand by job categories and industrial sectors are estimated for 163 skill categories. Both defense and non-defense demands are presented for the years 1982 to 1987. The average annual percentage growth for the time period is also estimated. Data are provided for these industrial occupations that include the 163 skill categories: engineers, life and physical scientists and mathematicians, engineeri...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Cycles; Data; Economics; Employment Projections; Expenditures; Labor Needs; Military Service; National Defense; Tables (Data); Vocational Education
Downloads: 5
[texts]United States Navy Medical News Letter Vol. 39 No. 9, 4 May 1962 - U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
United States Navy Medical News Letter Vol. 39 No. 9, 4 May 1962MEDICAL DIGESTSCholera - Physiological Alterations by CDR Raymond H. Watten MC USN, and CAPT Robert A. Phillips MC USN. From the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 2 (NAMRU-2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3New Light on Genetic Code for Proteins ................ . 10Untreated Hypertension . . ..... . . 10Achalasia in Children as Cause of Pulmonary Disease .........
Keywords: Navy Medicine magazine; NH Chelsea; NAMRU-4; NAMRU-2; cholera; Medical Education for National Defense (MEND) Program; Francis J. Braceland
Downloads: 51
[texts]ERIC ED229535: Regional Forecasts of Industrial Base Manpower Demand, 1981 to 1987. Volume I: Forecast Summary. - ERIC
A detailed study was conducted to analyze the role of national defense in shaping employment demand by occupation, both nationally and regionally, over the next 5 years. Data were gathered through the Regional Occupation Planning and Evaluation System (ROPES) in which detailed information on the employment of 163 occupations in 82 industries and information on the distribution of expenditures for defense among supplying industries were combined within a system of economic forecasting models to e...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adults; Demand Occupations; Employment Patterns; Employment Projections; Futures (of Society); Labor Market; Labor Needs; National Defense; National Surveys; Professional Personnel; Technical Occupations
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED222705: The Role of Education in National Defense. Occasional Paper No. 86. - ERIC
Relationships need to be built between the military training system and vocational education. Vocational education, or specialized skill training as the military terms it, provides the skills and knowledge needed in specific military occupations. It has two parts--initial training and progression training. A process called Instructional Systems Development ensures that training is consistent with job requirements...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agency Cooperation; Armed Forces; Educational Cooperation; Information Dissemination; Institutional Cooperation; Military Training; National Defense; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education; Technology Transfer; Vocational Education
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED224970: Tools for Schools. Defense Industrial Reserve Loan Program. Public Law 93-155, 93rd Congress. - ERIC
This brochure describes the "Tools for Schools" Loan Program and includes guidelines for preparation of an application for a loan of industrial manufacturing equipment from the Defense Industrial Reserve (DIR). The first section is in question-and-answer form and describes the program through which equipment from DIR may be loaned to any nonprofit educational institution or training school. The program specifies that the school must contribute materially to the national defense and that the inst...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Education; Equipment; Federal Programs; Hand Tools; Industrial Education; Machine Tools; Manufacturing Industry; Metal Working; National Defense; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education; Welding
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED259209: Vocational Education and Defense Preparedness. Overview. ERIC Digest No. 39. - ERIC
Collaborative efforts between vocational education, the military services, and defense-related industries have been reviewed to meet the defense preparedness needs of the Nation. The U.S. Department of Education has responded to these needs by establishing the Defense Preparedness Task Force, convening a Defense Preparedness Review Group, and conducting the Vocational Education and Defense Preparedness Seminar...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Education; Cooperative Programs; Educational Cooperation; Government School Relationship; Job Training; Military Training; National Defense; Postsecondary Education; Role of Education; Secondary Education; Vocational Education
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED257716: Strategy for Peace 1984. The Stanley Foundation US Foreign Policy Conference Report (25th, Annapolis, Maryland, October 11-13, 1984). - ERIC
Proceedings are summarized of a conference in which 62 foreign policy professionals met to recommend strategies for peace in the areas of U.S.-Soviet competition in the Third World, space weapons and arms control, objectives of U.S. economic and security assistance, and the United States and UNESCO. Four sections focusing on each of these areas are presented. Section 1 examines the history and development of U...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Conflict Resolution; Developed Nations; Developing Nations; Disarmament; Economic Development; Foreign Policy; International Cooperation; International Relations; National Defense; National Security; Nuclear Warfare; Peace; Satellites (Aerospace); Weapons
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[texts]ERIC ED232960: Soviet Security in Flux. Occasional Paper 33. - ERIC
If U.S. foreign policy is to be prudent and effective, it must cease relying on the doctrinaire images and cold war rhetoric of the past and take into account five intactable problems, none of them specifically military, that the Soviet Union faces. These problems are: (1) unabating deficiencies in its economy; (2) a precarious battle with communist orthodoxy and alliance management in Eastern Europe; (3) a jittery relationship with China; (4) an adverse shift in the balance of world power; and ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Communism; Economic Climate; Foreign Countries; Foreign Policy; Global Approach; International Relations; National Defense; Policy Formation; Political Power; Social Problems; World Affairs
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED286809: American History and National Security: Supplementary Lessons for High School Courses. - ERIC
Effective citizen participation implies the acquisition of skills and knowledge necessary for discussing and deciding national security issues. This book was developed to provide teachers with resources to design and strengthen national security education. The 30 self-contained lessons supplement and enrich current textbook treatment of national security issues rooted in U.S. history. The text outlines national security topics beginning with the writing of the U.S...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Civil War (United States); Foreign Policy; High Schools; Instructional Materials; International Relations; National Defense; National Security; Social Studies; United States History
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED364477: Are There Reasonable Grounds for War? Public Talk Series. - ERIC
This program guide assists in discussions of critical social and political issues by providing a framework for considering which conditions warrant a use of military force. The guide examines the question from two different but related angles: military force and those reasons for war most commonly offered. The document includes the following sections: (1) "Are There Reasonable Grounds for War?"--A Framework for Discussion; (2) A Summary of Major Discussion Points; (3) Part 1, Ethical Considerati...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Education; Discussion Groups; Ethics; Foreign Policy; International Relations; Leaders Guides; Military Science; National Defense; Policy Formation; Political Issues; Treaties; War; World Problems
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[texts]ERIC ED244121: Defense and the Economy: The Issues of Jobs, Inflation, and Longrun Growth. Hearings before the Task Force on Economic Policy and Growth of the Committee on the Budget. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (December 7 and 9, 1983). - ERIC
This 2-day Congressional hearing on the impact of defense spending on the economy focuses on three aspects of the relationship between expenditures for national defense and the state of the economy: jobs, inflation, and long-run growth. Testimony includes statements, prepared statements, and additional information submitted for the record by individuals representing Data Resources, Inc.; Program Analysis and Evaluation, Department of Defense; Council on Economic Priorities; Department of Industr...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Career Education; Economic Progress; Economics; Expenditures; Federal Government; Futures (of Society); Hearings; Inflation (Economics); Job Development; National Defense; Productivity
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED269336: Portrait Gallery Illuminates--Grant's Triumphs, Failures. - ERIC
The 100th anniversary of Ulysses S. Grant's death was observed on July 23, 1985. The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery featured an exhibit of Grant portraiture, which covered his life, from its humble beginnings to military and political triumphs and to failures and disappointment. The exhibit included pictures, artifacts, and momentos from various times in Grant's life. His military service and two terms as President were emphasized...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Civil War (United States); Higher Education; Military Science; Museums; National Defense; Painting (Visual Arts); Photography; Presidents of the United States; United States History
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED295201: The Office of Censorship's Attempt to Control Press Coverage of the Atomic Bomb during World War II. - ERIC
The Office of Censorship's struggle to keep journalists from revealing the development of the first atomic bomb, the sites where the development was taking place, and the fact that the bomb might be available for use in the war, was desperate and in many ways heroic. Soon after it was created on December 19, 1941, the office issued a voluntary wartime code of practices for newspapers, magazines, and periodicals which asked editors to act according to whether they thought the information in their...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Censorship; Freedom of Information; Freedom of Speech; Government Role; Journalism; National Defense; Nuclear Warfare; Nuclear Weapons; Press Opinion; War
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[image]How Bush and Cheney Attacked The Rule of Law and Plotted to Avoid Prosecution - And What We Can Do About It - sgl
Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman argues that former President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney broke several laws and international treaties during their tenure in office and should be held accountable. She contends that the Bush administration lied to the American public in the lead-up to the war in Iraq and permitted torturous practices in opposition to international agreements. Source: Cheating Justice: How Bush and Cheney Attacked The Rule of Law and Plotted to Avoid Prosecution...
Keywords: Great Speeches And Interviews; George W. Bush; Dick Cheney; Rule of Law; Elizabeth Holtzman; Chris Hedges; Barrack Obama; National Defense Authorization Act
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[texts]Investing In Education - Ethan Hardy
An essay about the history of laws affecting US education curriculum and the education system being influenced by big business interests. Written by Ethan Hardy in 2007.
Keywords: math education; science education; National Defense Education Act; Education for Economic Security Act; Goals 2000; No Child Left Behind Act; American Competitiveness Initiative; COMPETES Act; capitalism education system
Downloads: 63
[texts]ERIC ED266984: Arms Control and the Strategic Defense Initiative: Three Perspectives. Occasional Paper 36. - ERIC
Three perspectives on President Ronald Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), which is intended to defend U.S. targets from a Soviet nuclear attack, are presented in separate sections. In the first section, "Soviet Interpretation and Response," Jerry F. Hough examines possible reasons for Soviet preoccupation with SDI. He discusses the perceived threat, diplomatic considerations, and domestic strategies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Conflict Resolution; Disarmament; Foreign Policy; International Relations; National Defense; Negotiation Agreements; Nuclear Technology; Nuclear Warfare; Nuclear Weapons; Peace; War; World Affairs
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED281796: US-Pacific Security, Soviet Economy, US-Mexico Relations, Problems in Nonproliferation. Report of the Strategy for Peace, US Foreign Policy Conference (27th, Warrenton, Virginia, October 16-18, 1986). - ERIC
The goal of the Stanley Foundation is to encourage study, research, and discussion of timely international issues in such a way as to promote understanding of and tolerance for their complexity and to contribute to a secure peace with freedom and justice. Presented are four conference reports with a common characteristic. In each case, the United States has been executing policies which have been moderately successful but which are based on broad assumptions that may no longer be valid...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Economic Development; Foreign Countries; Foreign Policy; Higher Education; International Relations; National Defense; Peace; Political Science; Treaties; World Affairs
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED291640: Economics and National Security. Supplementary Lessons for High School Courses. - ERIC
The goal of this book is to help teachers deal more effectively with national security topics in their economics courses. The lessons are designed to introduce national security ideas and concepts into the classroom by filling gaps in textbook coverage and enriching current textbook treatment of national security topics. The lessons are grouped into six sections corresponding to major divisions of subject matter in a high school economics course...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Economics Education; Educational Resources; High Schools; Instructional Materials; Integrated Activities; International Relations; Learning Activities; National Defense; National Security; Social Studies; Teaching Methods; United States Government (Course)
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